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Police, Media Clash at Protest against Hate Speech, Social Media Bills

A peaceful protest against hate speech and social media bills on Wednesday was greeted with a clash between the Police personnel...

NASS Delays 2020 Budget Passage by a Week

The National Assembly has delayed the passage of the budget by a week after it had earlier promised to pass it by...

Social Media Bill And Its Effect on Freedom Of Speech

The Controversial Social Media Bill has got Nigerians up in arms as many fear it will stifle freedom of speech.

UN, UK Dismiss Capital Punishment for Hate Speech

The United Nations and the United Kingdom have dismissed the capital punishment which has been proposed in the Hate Speech Bill sponsored...

Senate Disassociates Itself From ‘Hate Speech’ Bill

The 9th senate has disassociated itself from the controversial hate speech bill which has capital punishment, saying that the bill was a...

Senate Moves To Criminalise ‘Hate Speech’

The 9th Senate of the National Assembly appears set for a showdown with civil society and the human rights community following the re-introduction of...

Kano 9 Kidnap, Trafficking Debate Heats Up Plenary Session

Days after the Kano state police command uncovered a human traffic ring of six, the Senator representing Kano South senatorial district raised a point of...